LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - August 08, 2016) - The Doheny Eye Institute, a top-ranked nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the conservation, improvement and restoration of human eyesight since 1947, has once again been named one of U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals for Ophthalmology. Doheny was ranked fifth in the country for adult ophthalmology for the second consecutive year.
"We're honored to be recognized as one of the leading ophthalmology institutes in the country and the only institution from California ranked in the Top 10," said SriniVas Sadda, M.D., president and chief scientific officer of Doheny Eye Institute. "To once again receive this honor is a testament to the unyielding commitment of our doctors, researchers and staff to deliver the most advanced treatments for our patients. Together with our partners at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute, we remain resolute in our mission to advance vision research, education and patient care across the country."
Doheny, an independent, nonprofit research organization, is proudly affiliated with UCLA Stein Eye Institute. This unprecedented association combines the strength, reputation and distinction of two of the nation's top eye institutions. Through this affiliation, each organization is able to better serve its communities, effecting meaningful change for the betterment of individuals impacted by eye disease through multiple clinic locations across Southern California.
The annual 2016-17 Best Hospitals Rankings for ophthalmology is among four specialties that are ranked by U.S. News based on a survey of physician specialists nationwide. The other specialty ranking include psychiatry, rehabilitation and rheumatology.
Doheny Eye Institute has been consistently ranked among the top ophthalmology institutes in the U.S., and has been recognized by U.S. News rankings for each of the last three years.
About Doheny Eye Institute
The Doheny Eye Institute, established in 1947, is a top 5-ranked nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation, improvement, and restoration of human eyesight. Recognized as an outstanding center for vision research and education, the Doheny Eye Institute has emerged as a world leader in basic and clinical vision research. The institute is renowned for its innovative research, which has led to new diagnostic and treatment procedures and is internationally regarded for changing people's lives by improving their sight.